Principal Engineer – Distributed Systems

By September 19, 2018 No Comments

About Xage Security

Xage is the first and only zero trust real-world security company. Powered by the Xage Fabric, the company’s Identity & Access Management (IAM), remote access and dynamic data security solutions allow customers to secure, manage and transform operations. With its distributed, scalable and easy-to-operate Fabric, Xage solves the complex digitization challenges of the real-world operations we rely on. Xage customers include leaders in manufacturing, energy O&G, utilities, Space, logistics and transportation.

Xage Security has been recognized as one of the fastest growing tech companies in North America in the recent CNBC’s Top 100 of the World’s Most Promising Start-Ups, and has raised a total of $62 million in venture capital.

About the role

The Principal Engineer role gives the successful candidate the opportunity of championing the design of path-breaking information security products that address key gaps in security for the Internet of Things. Xage’s product is a unique application of blockchain technology, which leverages the decentralization properties to put adversaries in a position of disadvantage. The role is pivotal to delivering thought leadership, reliability of the product and robustness of its design and architecture.


  • Take ownership of projects and initiatives and ensure high quality of deliverables
  • Define, develop and maintain the deployment process and tools for xage solution spanning across both IT, OT and Cloud environments.
  • Provide ongoing support and improving the system health and reliability
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging technologies and adopt best practices for highly scalable and distributed systems.


  • Must have 5+ years of experience
  • Fluent in Go/Python/C++ software development
  • Must have knowledge and working experience with microservice architecture
  • Must have extensive knowledge of Docker and Docker-compose
  • Must have Strong debugging and troubleshooting skills
  • Must have Strong communication skill and experience with agile software development methodology
  • Must have experience with orchestration and configuration technologies like Ansible, Kubernetes, Nomad, Salt, Puppet, etc.
  • Expert linux system administration skills for OS such as Ubuntu, Alpine, Red Hat Linux, etc.
  • Experience with service mesh and discovery such as Consul, ISTO or similar
  • Plus for experience working with cloud provider such Azure, AWS, GCP, etc



  • Competitive salary and Equity
  • Full health, dental, vision insurance 
  • We will process visa transfers and immigration 
  • Work with founders and executives closely and participate in all aspects of company building. 
  • Early stage opportunity in a massive sized market with proven traction and growing rapidly 

Awards and Recognition

Xage Security has received numerous awards and recognition, including:

  • CNBC: 100 of the World’s Most Promising Start-Ups
  • Forbes: Top 25 IoT Startups to Watch 2019
  • San Francisco Business Times: Top 10 Best Places to Work for 2019 and 2020
  • IoT Breakthrough Awards: 2021 Emerging Company of the Year
  • SC Awards” “Best Identity Management Solution” finalist 2022 
  • Network World: 10 Hot IoT Startups to Watch 2018
  • Gartner: Gartner Cyber-Physical Systems Protection Platform and OT Security (2022) 
  • TSA Certified
White Paper

the Xage Whitepapers

Xage is the first and only zero trust real-world security company. Xage’s solutions and services accelerate and simplify the way enterprises secure, manage and transform digital operations across OT, IT, and cloud. Xage products include identity and access management, remote access, and dynamic data security, all powered by the Xage Fabric. Xage also offers Cybersecurity Services, which deliver expert design, implementation, and support services to accelerate the adoption of proactive cyber-defense and underpin secure digital transformation.

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